Full apology from South West Trains after long rail delays

South West Trains have issued a full apology after long delays because of a track defect in Hampshire.

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Track defect causing major disruption for rail passengers

Credit: PA

There is chaos for rail commuters this evening due to track defect near Micheldever.

Some South West Trains services have had to be diverted, others cancelled with replacement buses laid on for passengers.

The company warning passengers of "major disruption" with delays of up to an hour on some routes.

Southampton bound lines - from Micheldever - remain blocked.

Stranded passengers waiting for replacement buses at Basingstoke Station Credit: Marcus Adams

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